Robert Bosch GmbH, or Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. It is the world’s largest supplier of automotive components.

Bosch ~ Private, Profitable, and electrified

"We are in an era of transformation. I would argue that transformation is impacting the auto industry more than any other (industry). The automotive industry is currently the epicenter of innovation. Autonomous vehicles, electrified mobility, and ubiquitous connectivity are expected to transform the entire concept of transportation." Mike Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC There [...]

Micro-Manage air quality with Bosch’s Climo

Air quality and urban mobility are two of the most prominent challenges facing smart cities today. Bosch engineers from India have a solution for monitoring neighborhood pollution levels. The device is called Climo. Climo is a miniaturized air quality system developed as a climate monitoring system to measure air quality in small areas. Climo tracks [...]

Bosch electrification and power train mobility

Bosch electrification and power train mobility at the Detroit auto show. Heiko Weller, Vice President of Engineering for Bosch, talked to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about evolving mobility and two power trains in a car. Is there a paradigm shift in the way the powertrain [...]

Bosch drives electrification and autonomous electromobility

Maria-Belen Aranda Colas, Bosch's senior manager of advanced engineering-future driver assistance, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about electromobility. The future of mobility is electric and autonomous driving. Electromobility is an infrastructure of sensors, lidars, batteries, and radars. Combined with the most technologically advanced vehicles electromobility is projected to be [...]

Bosch’s contributions to the Porsche 918 Spyder

Bosch's engineer, Konrad Korn, takes us out for a spin in Bosch's ABS in the Porsche 918 Spyder. Korn talks about the anti-locking braking system, the hybrid functionality of a sports car that can get 887 horsepower on a mere 3.1 liters of petrol per 100 kilometers. The plug-in hybrid and the power electronics work [...]

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Robots of the future are here on the John Batchelor radio show

Robots of the future How close is the future? Autonomous vehicles are getting closer and closer to reality. We are moving away from the recognizable ordinary to a car that lets you superimpose your desires of freedom and adventure. John Batchelor, the host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, [...]

Telsa Model S EV and autonomous by Bosch

A Naked Tesla in the wild Bosch stripped a Tesla Model S electric vehicle, brought in fifteen sensors, and lidar to create the first Model S P85 electric self-driving vehicle. We drove it last week in Boxberg, Germany. We got to see the future, and the future is not that far away. There is an [...]

MEMS; the future of autonomous vehicles

If you owned a 1979 vehicle, you were one of the first people to drive with a MEMS in their car. Today there are discussions on how many MEMS should be in cars. Bosch says there are about fifty. What is a MEMS? Remember the BBC television show Keeping up Appearances? Part of the sitcom's [...]

Bosch’s Billions mobility and connectivity

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Mike Mansuetti, President Bosch North America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about acquisitions and new products Bosch brought out in 2015 at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). From Bosch: The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its operations are divided into [...]

Chairman of Robert Bosch LLC, Dr. Werner Struth, at 2015 CES on Driving the Nation

Dr. Werner Struth, Chairman of Robert Bosch LLC, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Sensors, Software and service located regionally, or virtually was the topic of discussion for Robert Bosch at the CES show in Las Vegas, NV this year, "Every Bosch product that [...]